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Gymnast Prescott honored with All-Star status

Gymnast Prescott honored with All-Star status Cornell senior of Chester leaps from gym to future in engineering

By Evan Chadwick ©2020 Telegraph Publishing Chester native and Cornell University senior Maci Prescott has been named a national Senior All-Star by U.S.  Gymnastics in her final year competing for the Cornell Big Red Women‘s gymnastic’s team. With the national meet canceled due to the Covid-19 shutdowns, “U.S. Gymnastics wanted to honor seniors that did […]

Chester girl wins Gold Medal at Magic, heads to U14 State Championships

Chester girl wins Gold Medal at Magic, heads to U14 State Championships

Ava Anderson, 12, of Chester, a member of the Stratton Winter Sports Club team and recent U14 Gold Medal winner at Magic Mountain, will be racing in the Vermont Alpine Racing Association‘s U14 State Championships at Okemo Mountain, competing against young women from throughout Vermont. The U14 category is for those under the age of […]

Three young local snowboarders to compete in Burton Open Junior Jam

Three young local snowboarders to compete in Burton Open Junior Jam

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Snowboarders Sumner Orr of Weston, Connor Cavanagh of Windham and Tommy Okesson of Connecticut will be representing Southern Vermont as they head to Vail, Colo., next week to participate in the Burton U.S. Open Junior Jam. This is the first time the Junior Jam that three riders from Southern Vermont […]

3 Vt. SMS students to compete in Youth Olympics

3 Vt. SMS students to compete in Youth Olympics

Four students at the Stratton Mountain School — three of whom are from Vermont — will represent the United States at the 2020 Youth Olympic Games, taking place between Jan. 9 and 22, 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The students and their sport are: Will Koch of Peru, class of 2020, Cross Country Skiing; Nina Seeman […]

Chairlift airlift aids Magic installation

Chairlift airlift aids Magic installation

By Shawn Cunningham © 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC The installation of the Black Line Quad took a giant step forward last week as Magic Mountain in Londonderry got some airlift support, said SkiMagic President Geoff Hatheway. The resort called on FairLifts, a national company that provides a number of helicopter services including aerial cranes. On […]

GM boys soccer team wins its first state title

GM boys soccer team wins its first state title

Magic works to install quad chair ahead of ski season

Magic works to install quad chair ahead of ski season

By Shawn Cunningham © 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC There’s an old saying in the ski industry that goes “the season doesn’t start until Dec. 26.” And that leaves just over 11 weeks for Magic Mountain in Londonderry to install the fixed quad lift it bought from Stratton Mountain a year and a half ago, but […]

GM girls hoop seniors honored at last home game

GM girls hoop seniors honored at last home game

© 2019 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Green Mountain girls hoop squad honored its eight senior players on Wednesday Feb. 13 just before their last home appearance.  After the ceremony, the girls went on to thump Woodstock 59 to 21. As of this writing, the GM team is 14 and 4 with two games left in […]

Magic Mtn. opens lift to mid-mountain

Magic Mtn. opens lift to mid-mountain

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Decades after its construction was begun, Magic Mountain’s Green Chair lift took its first skiers to mid-mountain on Saturday. Just before 2 p.m., resort President Geoff Hatheway christened the lift with a bottle of sparkling wine to the cheers of a patient group of skiers who had […]

College News

College News

Sarah Wells of Chester, a member of the Castleton University field hockey team, has been named to the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division III New England West-All Region Second Team. Following the Spartans’ impressive inaugural season in the Little East Conference that featured an 11-1 conference record and a playoff run reaching the conference […]

College News

College News

Senior forward and team captain Sarah Wells of Chester is one of five members of the 2018 Castleton University field hockey team who were named to the Little East Conference All-Conference list announced Thursday afternoon from the conference office. Wells, junior defender Ellie Gevry  and sophomore midfielder Gabriella Hunt each earned First Team All-Conference honors. […]

'New' quad lift arrives at Magic Mountain

‘New’ quad lift arrives at Magic Mountain Will increase skier capacity

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Piece by piece, the quad chairlift that served the Stratton Snow Bowl for 27 years has been arriving at Magic Mountain to be reassembled. Beginning on Tuesday, June 12, a crane started unloading tractor trailer loads of tower components on the ski area’s back parking lot. By […]

Vail Resorts buys Okemo among other properties

Vail Resorts buys Okemo among other properties Sale of operating company spells end of Mueller era at resort

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Vail Resorts, which last spring bought the Stowe Mountain Resort, has ventured further into the Vermont ski industry with agreements to purchase both the assets of the Okemo Mountain Resort and the rights to operate it. With this deal, the Mueller era at the Ludlow mountain which […]

GM girls advance to semi-finals over Yellow Jackets

GM girls advance to semi-finals over Yellow Jackets

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Green Mountain High Chieftains softball team extended its record to 15 and 1 with a 10 – 3 win over the Windsor Yellow Jackets last evening and in doing, advanced to the semi-finals in the Division 3 tournament. GM’s offensive efforts were led by sophomore Maddie […]

GM softball beats Woodstock to end season

GM softball beats Woodstock to end season 14-1 Chieftains top seeded in post season tournament

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Green Mountain girls softball team ended its season at the top of Division 3 with a stinging 15-0 “mercy rule” win against the Woodstock Wasps. The win gave the Chieftains a record of 14 wins and 1 loss on the season outscoring opponents 184 to 58. […]

Alexander's Martial Arts collects food for Londonderry pantry,  awards black belt to four

Alexander’s Martial Arts collects food for Londonderry pantry, awards black belt to four

On March 3, members of Alexander’s Martial Arts of Londonderry competed in a charity fundraising tournament at the Londonderry dojo. The entry fee for the event was a food donation for the local food shelf, the Neighbors Pantry, which is open from 1 to 4 p.m. on the third Friday of each month at the […]

In Travelball circuit, high school girls make the pitch to colleges

In Travelball circuit, high school girls make the pitch to colleges

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC PUTNEY Major league pitchers and catchers report to spring training in Florida and Arizona later this week, but a group of middle and high school girls – including three from Green Mountain and three from Springfield – have already been working out since November. This is Travel […]

Green Mountain girls basketball wins 10th against Springfield

Green Mountain girls basketball wins 10th against Springfield

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Green Mountain girls basketball team improved their season record to 10-2 with a 46 -44 win over Springfield at home on Monday night. The Cosmos pulled out an early 10 point lead but the Chieftains battled back to end the first half just one point down. The game remained […]

Magic 'Best in Snow' again, continues work on upgrades

Magic ‘Best in Snow’ again, continues work on upgrades

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC More than a foot of snow last Tuesday was an auspicious sign for the Magic Mountain ski area just days before opening, as its new owners continued to refurbish and upgrade the 57-year-old ski area in their second season of operation. But the news that came this […]

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Congratulations Chieftains on a great season

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC The 2017 high school soccer season came to a close on Saturday and, while the Green Mountain girls team did not win the state Division 3 title, they rolled up a remarkable record of 17 straight wins until losing their final contest 3-1 to the Thetford Panthers. […]